Researcher done in Atlanta has found that it appears that coffee drinking & oral cancer deaths are related. In this study, the American Cancer Society found that volunteers- ( I wonder if they got free coffee)- who consumed greater than 4 cups of coffee with caffeine daily, showed 49 % decreased risks of dying from oral-pharyngeal carcinoma vs participants who did not drink or drank coffee on occasion. Danbury dentist, Jay M. Marks, DMD says results seem to show that coffee either stops this disease, or lowers the chances to get this disease.
FLU ALERT!!! How can your dentist help- Surprise Treatment explained by Danbury CT dentist Jay M. Marks, DMD
You may be asking how possibly a dentist could affect the outcome of the flu epidemic. The short answer, to decrease the chance of you or a loved one to catch an illness like the flu this winter, is to SMILE more. :-)
Who hasn’t heard the proverb, “Laughter is the best medicine”. However, Danbury CT cosmetic dentist Jay M. Marks, DMD reveals that SMILING also has its own health benefits.
In addition to making us happier, a simple SMILE helps boost our immune systems, reduce stress levels, & lower our blood pressure.
The 4 smiling health benefits are:
Surprise Dental Residents
OUR mouths are home to literally billions of bugs, reports Danbury CT dentist Jay M. Marks, DMD. Just ponder this, if you don’t brush your pearly whites daily, you will have more mouth bugs than all the humans residing on our home planet, the whole Earth. There are more than 700 different types of bugs hiding in OUR mouths!
Most of the bacteria thrive on and in our gums and teeth. Researchers found more dwellers than expected, by using techniques to examine dental plaque and calculus. Thirtyseven (37) new microbes were recently discovered.
These discoveries can help us understand the causes of tooth decay, and gum diseases.
Believe it or not, Danbury CT cosmetic Dentist Jay M. Marks, DMD has discovered that Listerine is widely used as the third most common home treatment for toenail fungus. It is commonly used with vinegar in a concoction that 70% of users swear by. Who would have guessed?
Everything you ever wanted to know about Listerine – and more
As is well known, Listerine is a commonly used mouthwash. It is a strong antibacterial, that not only has use in the mouth, but by the same token, can be used as a fungal medication. Please be aware that this use is not condoned b the American Dental Association, or the American Medical Association, or Jay M. Marks, DMD, but is mentioned as a point of interest. It contains thymol, methyl, and propyl alcohols. Thymol is used in powders that treat fungal infections and was used in ancient Egypt to preserve mummies.